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LEGALS LEGAL NOTICE OF BID The Mayor and Council of the Town of Laurel is accepting sealed bids for the following surplus parcel of land. A vacant lot on Center Street located at the corner of Thompson Street, tax map # 4-32/8.06/229.12 which is a R-2 residential neighborhood. The lot in question is large enough to be subdivided (at expense of buyer) into two (2) separate building lots. The minimum bid price is $75,300. Bid forms may be picked up at the Laurel Town Hall Office or the Code Enforcement Office, 201 Mechanic Street, Laurel, DE 19956 Monday thru Friday from 9 AM to 4:30 PM. Deadline for accepting bids will be Friday, October 10, 2008 by 5:00 PM. Bids will be opened and made public at the regularly scheduled Mayor and Council meeting on Monday, October 20, 2008 beginning at 7 PM. Settlement is at the expense of the buyer and must occur within 30 days of bid acceptance. 9/4/1tc

PUBLIC HEARING The Commissioners of Bridgeville will hold a Public Hearing and present an Ordinance to amend Bridgeville Code Chapter 210, Taxation, Subchapter II, Real Property Transfer Tax, relating to definitions by adding the term “Construction Contract,” for a second and final reading at their monthly meeting scheduled for September 16, 2008, beginning at 7:00 P.M. in the Town Hall, 101 N. Main Street, Bridgeville, Delaware. COMMISSIONERS OF BRIDGEVILLE JOSEPH T. CONAWAY, COMMISSION PRESIDENT 9/4/1tc

PUBLIC NOTICE You are hereby notified the below application will be before: The City of Seaford Housing Board of Appeals for their determination on Monday, September 29, 2008, at 7:00 P.M., in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 414 High Street, Seaford, Delaware: HBOA-02-08: Richard Ashby, property owner of 223 N. Arch Street/405 E. Poplar Street, (Tax Map and Parcel 431 5.00 173) is appealing the decision of the Building Official to Condemn the aforementioned property under Sec. 4-23-

23 (d) of the Housing Code as unfit for human habitation because the dwelling units lack maintenance and lack essential equipment required by the Housing Code. HBOA-03-08: Richard Ashby, property owner of 222 N. Pine Street, (Tax Map and Parcel 431 5.00 153) is appealing the decision of the Building Official to Condemn the aforementioned property under Sec. 4-23-23 (d) of the Housing Code as unfit for human habitation because the dwelling unit lacks maintenance and lacks essential equipment required by the Housing Code. If this application is of concern to you and you wish to present your position or evidence, please attend this meeting. You may have counsel attend on your behalf. Issued this 4th day of September 2008 pursuant to the Rules heretofore adopted by the City of Seaford. THE CITY OF SEAFORD Dolores J. Slatcher City Manager 9/4/1tc

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agency will be assessed a thirty ($30.00) dollar administration fee as well as a collection fee equal to 20% of the outstanding bill. Amended 8/26/2008 Dolores J. Slatcher City Manager 9/4/1tc

PUBLIC NOTICE BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEAFORD, an ordinance to amend the City of Seaford Municipal Code, Chapter 11 Sewers, by adding the following to Section 11-23 User Charge System. b) Any account that remains unpaid one hundred and twenty days past due will be written off and turned over to a collection agency. c) All accounts that are written off and turned over to the courts or a collection agency will be assessed a thirty ($30.00) dollar administration fee as well as a collection fee equal to 20% of the outstanding bill. Amended 8/26/2008 Dolores J. Slatcher City Manager 9/4/1tc

PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEAFORD, An ordinance to amend the City of Seaford Municipal Code Chapter 14. Water By adding a new title “Article 3. Water User Charge System.” Sec. 14-36 was deleted and replaced with new wording. This ordinance was adopted at the Regular Council Meeting of August 26, 2008. A copy of the amendment may be obtained at the City of Seaford City Hall, 414 High Street, Seaford, Delaware or by calling the City Office at (302) 629-9173 and requesting a copy. Dolores J. Slatcher City Manager OR-13-08 9/4/1tc

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEAFORD, an ordinance to amend the City of Seaford Municipal Code, Chapter 6, by adding the following to Section 6, Credit and Collection Procedures, Letter f) Collections. 4) All accounts that are written off and turned over to the courts or a collection agency will be assessed a thirty ($30.00) dollar administration fee as well as a collection fee equal to 20% of the outstanding bill. Amended 8/26/2008 Dolores J. Slatcher City Manager 9/4/1tc

PUBLIC NOTICE BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEAFORD, an ordinance to amend the City of Seaford Municipal Code, Chapter 14 Water, by adding the following to Section 14-14 Water Rates; Billing; Exception; Delinquent Accounts. d) Any account that remains unpaid one hundred and twenty days past due will be written off and turned over to a collection agency. e) All accounts that are written off and turned over to the courts or a collection

PUBLIC NOTICE BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEAFORD, an ordinance to amend the City of Seaford Municipal Code, Chapter 10 Refuse, by adding the following to Section 10-32 Financial: d) Any charge authorized to be collected under this article and remains unpaid after 120 days can be sent to an outside collection agency. e) Any account that is turned over to an outside collection agency will be assessed a thirty ($30.00) dollar administration fee as well as a collection fee equal to 20% of the outstanding bill. Amended 8/26/2008

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT HEARING Broad Creek Hundred Case No. 10261 In accordance with Chapter 115, of the Code of Sussex County, a hearing will be held on request for a special use exception and a variance as provided by: Chapter 115, Article XI, Subsection 115-181, Item A (2) of said ordinance of FIRST STATE SIGNS, INC. who are seeking a special use exception to replace a billboard and a variance from the maximum square footage requirement for a sign, to be located east of U.S. Route 13, 1,050 feet south of Road 482. The hearing will be held in the County Council Chambers, County Administrative Office Building, Georgetown, Delaware, on Monday evening, OCTOBER 6, 2008, at 7:00 P.M. or as soon thereafter as may be heard. All interested parties should attend and present their views. If unable to attend the public hearing,

PAGE 35 written comments will be accepted but must be received prior to public hearing. For additional information, contact the Planning and Zoning Department at 302-855-7878. 9/4/1tc

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT HEARING Seaford Hundred Case No. 10263 In accordance with Chapter 115, of the Code of Sussex County, a hearing will be held on request for a variance as provided by: Chapter 115, Article XI, Subsection 115-82, Item B of said ordinance of SEAFORD MACHINE WORKS, INC. who are seeking a variance from the front yard setback requirement for a through lot, to be located northeast of Middleford Road, west of Victoria Avenue, being Lots 65, 66 and 67, Block J within The Island Development. The hearing will be held in the County Council Chambers, County Administrative Office Building, Georgetown, Delaware, on Monday evening, OCTOBER 6, 2008, at 7:00 P.M.

or as soon thereafter as may be heard. All interested parties should attend and present their views. If unable to attend the public hearing, written comments will be accepted but must be received prior to public hearing. For additional information, contact the Planning and Zoning Department at 302-855-7878. 9/4/1tc

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT HEARING Northwest Fork Hundred Case No. 10267 In accordance with Chapter 115, of the Code of Sussex County, a hearing will be held on request for a special use exception as provided by: Chapter 115, Article XI, Subsection 11580, Item C of said ordinance of FLEXERA, INC. who is seeking a special use exception to place a windmill, to be located west of U.S. Route 13, 250 feet north of Road 583. The hearing will be held in the County Council Chambers, County AdminSee LEGALS—page 37

SECTION 00100 NOTICE TO BIDDERS SEALED BIDS WANTED Sealed bids for the interior rehabilitation of the Laurel Railway Station will be received at the Town Hall in the Town of Laurel, DE. Bids must be received no later than 2:00 PM EDT on September 30, 2008 at Town Hall, in the Town of Laurel, DE. Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud immediately following the 2:00 P.M. EDT the bid submission deadline on September 30, 2008 at the Town Hall, in the Town of Laurel, DE. Copies of the plans and specifications are on file and open to the public inspection and may be obtained at the Town Hall, located at 201 Mechanic Street, Laurel, DE 19956 during normal business hours 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. A non-refundable check for $70.00 made payable to Town of Laurel shall be submitted as payment for each set of bidding documents requested. A bid bond by acceptable surety or a certified check made payable to the Town of Laurel in the amount of five percent (5%) of the maximum bid must be deposited by each bidder with his bid. A pre-bid conference will be held at 2:00 P.M. EDT September 15, 2008 at the Town Hall in the Town of Laurel, located at 201 Mechanic Street, Laurel, DE 19956. Attendance is mandatory. The Laurel Railway Station is located behind the Town Hall. Notice is hereby given to bidders that this project is subject to the provisions of the Delaware Prevailing Wage Act and the U.S. Dept. of Labor, Davis-Bacon Act and wage rates for both acts are included in the Contract Documents. Laurel, DE, in accordance with Title VI of the U.S. Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Parts 21 and 23 of 49 C.F.R., notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that DBE will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and that no person will be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, sex, or national origin in consideration for an award. There is no minimum DBE percentage target required for this project. A construction period of six months (183 days) from issuance of a Notice to Proceed (NTP) has been budgeted for this project. A proposed construction schedule shall be included with the Bid package submission. It is expected that responsible bidders shall have a minimum of five (5) years of previous contract experience similar to those that are to be faced on this project. Completion of the statement of qualifications must be included with the submission of the bid form. The contractor and subcontractor qualifications, the proposed construction schedule, and the bid price will be taken into consideration in determining the best value to the Town of Laurel. Low bid is not intended to be the sole determining criteria for selection: Experience of both the prime and sub contractors along with the proposed schedule will also be important criteria in the selection process. The Town of Laurel reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids. William Fasano, Town Manager The Town of Laurel, Delaware

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